Spanish Revival Estate nestled in San Diego’s La Playa
August 24, 2021 | Source: Compass California Real Estate Blog
This one-of-a-kind, 1928 Spanish Revival estate is nestled in a secluded part of La Playa, perched atop the hills overlooking the San Diego Bay, Downtown, the channel, the harbor, Mexico and beyond. The panoramic view this home affords are ever-changing with the tides, providing an active, mesmerizing view of ships, sailboats, and more, all with the security of never being obstructed.
With just three owners in its history, the property’s character has been well-preserved with exquisite architectural details including original hand-carved doors from Central America, wrought iron gates, and rare hardware.
The grand foyer leads to a formal dining room and living room complete with majestic views to the bay and ocean and patio access.
The living room features original hewn beamed ceiling and hand-planked, hardwood floors, grand wood-carved chandelier custom built in Mexico, large fireplace and large windows framing views that are second-to-none of the garden, bay, ocean and Mexico. The dining room faces west with a dramatic backdrop of lush landscape and mature trees.
A butler’s pantry, breakfast room, kitchen, den, and laundry room complete the first level.
Upstairs, dual main suites and a three-room suite create a spacious and flexible living quarters.
A solarium with dazzling 360 degree views is a possible office, sitting area, library, or meditation room off the primary suite.
One acre of beautifully landscaped and terraced grounds feature a newly-refinished tennis court with LED lights, lily and koi pond, flowing Spanish fountains and several patio areas, each offering a different opportunity to absorb the breathtaking surroundings. In addition to the main home, a studio apartment above the two-car garage serves as a guest or rental unit.
Located less than a half a mile to the beach and local to Southwestern Yacht Club and San Diego Yacht Club, this home complements the La Playa lifestyle.